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Shawna Forde is Lethally Blondenew

How a former teen prostitute and beautician became an influential anti-immigrant crusader -- and alleged murderer.
Seattle Weekly  |  Rick Anderson  |  07-20-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Three Days at the Border with the Minutemennew

Reporting for duty during the California Minutemen's October muster, I encounter a miniscule army of geriatric Republicans lacking political support who are disorganized, hamstrung by petty regulations, ineffective, and sedentary.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Nathaniel Page  |  10-24-2008  |  Immigration

Humberto Caspa Chronicles the Fear and Loathing of Mexicans in Costa Mesanew

If Orange County is the Mexican-hating capital of America, then Costa Mesa is its capitol -- the crucible where anti-immigrant measures get debated, adopted, executed, and then mimicked nationwide.
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  05-15-2008  |  Nonfiction

The Minutemen's Own Riefenstahl?new

Christie Czajkowski is more than a political activist fighting against a perceived Mexican invasion; she's the movement's videographer.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Eric Wolff  |  08-15-2007  |  Immigration

Anti-Immigrant Fight Clubnew

How I learned self-defense from the California Coalition for Immigration Reform and lived to write about it.
OC Weekly  |  Luke Y. Thompson  |  04-10-2007  |  Immigration

The Huntednew

Minutemen train their sights on a new target: Hispanic day laborers.
Dallas Observer  |  Megan Feldman  |  12-18-2006  |  Immigration

Labor Disputenew

The Minutemen are trying to discourage day worker hires in North Texas.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Dan McGraw  |  12-01-2006  |  Immigration

Fight For the Futurenew

Anti-illegal immigrant activists go to work in America's oldest immigration entry point.
New York Press  |  Brett Liebendorfer  |  07-06-2006  |  Immigration

Razin' La Razanew

Whether posing as protesters or cutting off speeches, Orange County police are clamping down on immigrant-rights activists.
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  01-20-2006  |  Immigration

Are U.S. Borders Vulnerable?new

When you live in a free, open and prosperous country that gazillions of people enter and exit every year, the occasional nasty person is gonna get in.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  01-05-2006  |  Commentary

The Minuteman's Talenew

Meet Chris Simcox, vigilante leader, right-wing dilettante and, according to one new report by The Southern Poverty Law Center, a man rapidly skidding towards extremist delusion.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  12-29-2005  |  Immigration

The Inspiring Rock 'n' Roll Story of the Minutemen -- on Film

A full-length documentary film chronicles the history of guitarist Dennes Boon, bassist Mike Watt, and drummer George Hurley from their early days in the burgeoning punk scene to their reign as underground heroes.
Charleston City Paper  |  T. Ballard Lesemann  |  11-22-2005  |  Reviews

Operation Nowherenew

What if you threw a border patrol operation and no one came? An on-the-scene report from The Minutemen patrol in New Mexico.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Nathan Dinsdale  |  10-31-2005  |  Immigration

This Ain't No Picnic: Minutemen on Patrolnew

As one night with the Texas Minutemen proves, the sinister legions of "The Drug Cartel" have little to fear from this latest incarnation of border hysteria. As for the rest of us...
Austin Chronicle  |  Diana Welch  |  10-27-2005  |  Immigration

Postcards from the U.S.-Mexican Bordernew

Three friends passed out a few hundred disposable cameras and persuaded migrants to take pictures of their adventure crossing the desert. They hope to exhibit the results in art galleries.
Phoenix New Times  |  Jimmy Magahern  |  10-25-2005  |  Immigration

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